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Great Deals to Ho Chi Minh City

Malaysia Airlines offers attractive fares and holiday packages to the Vietnamese City

Subang, 21 May 2013: Malaysia Airlines is offering great deals for packages to Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam. For only RM880 per person, customers can purchase a 3D/2N Sensational to Ho Chi Minh City from Kuala Lumpur. This package includes return Economy class air ticket on Malaysia Airlines, airport taxes, return airport transfer, accommodation at Equatorial Hotel and daily breakfast. The offer is up for grabs for travel from now to 31 August 2013. Better known by its former name Saigon, Ho Chi Minh City (HCMC) is a bustling city that reflects the fast-growing Vietnam.

Malaysia Airlines is also offering attractive fares starting from only RM409 and RM999 for all-inclusive return economy and business class travel respectively to Ho Chi Minh City from Kuala Lumpur. These attractive fares will be available for booking from now till 31 May 2013.

Malaysia Airlines is also currently offering exciting fares with discounts up to 72% during as part of its Nationwide Sales Campaign which started from 6 May 2013 - 24 May 2013 for the travel period of 8 May 2013 - 30 November 2013. This campaign offers not-to-be-missed deals that include return fares starting from only RM2799 to fly economy class to London and Paris and a return fare that starts from only RM760 from Kuala Lumpur to Hong Kong on economy class on Malaysia Airlines flagship aircraft, the Airbus 380.

MASholidays Senior Manager, Fadhilah Mustaffa said, "The school holidays season is just around the corner and customers may take this golden opportunity to plan for a fulfilling family vacation to Saigon with us. Saigon or Hon Chi Minh City is a great place for family vacations. There is much to discover here, from the beautiful architecture from the French colonial era to the enchanting Pagodas. Many Malaysians shop for their clothes such as Baju Kurungs at Saigon and the beautiful designs will surely captivate you." she added.

Another notable attraction at Ho Chi Ming City is the Mekong River Cruise. The Mekong River cruise is attractive not just because of its natural beauty but also because of the myriads of culture and lifestyle of the local people there. Taking a Mekong River cruise promises one of the best memories for tourists. You will be impressed by the floating markets, some homemade workshop of bricks and candies, garden houses.

If you were always intrigued by the Vietnam War and would like to understand it better, take a half-day tour to Chu Chi Tunnel. Be amazed by this 200km complex of underground tunnels used for hiding and escape. Part of the tunnel has been widened to allow visitors to experience going inside a tunnel.

Vietnamese food is known for its bursting flavours. Common ingredients in Vietnamese cuisines include fish sauce, shrimp paste, soy sauce, rice, fresh herbs, and fruits and vegetables. Traditional Vietnamese cooking is greatly admired for its fresh ingredients, minimal use of oil, and reliance on herbs and vegetables. With the balance between fresh herbs and meats and a selective use of spices to reach a fine taste, Vietnamese food is considered one of the healthiest cuisines worldwide.

Malaysia Airlines flies to Ho Chi Minh city three times daily and is committed to serve it's customers with compassion and a true spirit of Malaysian Hospitality.

Customers can book their travel on Malaysia Airlines through all distribution channels mainly www.malaysiaairlines.com, Malaysia Airlines 24 hours toll free number 1 300 88 3000, MHBuddy in Malaysia Airlines Facebook, MHmobile, Malaysia Airlines ticket offices and appointed agents throughout Malaysia. More information about the MASholidays packages are available at http://holiday.malaysiaairlines.com or at MASholidays telephone number +603-7863 4000 (during normal daily working hours only).

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